About Us

Architectural Ironmongers

Powering building projects for decades

Our Experience

John Planck Ltd is a family-owned business and was the first specialist architectural ironmongers in Kent. Founded by the late and great John Planck as the 1st specialist architectural ironmonger in Kent, our coverage now extends to all of the UK and beyond. Our products and services have been recognised by the industry, as is testified by awards won in various categories over the years. Customer service is at the core of our business, we take as much care after we have completed a project as we do before and during the process.

Meet the Team Partners

 

Bespoke hardware

Our Services

Our expertise is primarily focussed on the specification, scheduling, and supply of architectural ironmongery. Supported by a team of qualified experts we design solutions to fit any building project from modern, heritage, to bespoke.  To help make the process easier, we use advanced scheduling systems to simplify orders as well as enabling the seamless sourcing, packing and delivery operation.

To complement our core Architectural Ironmongery services, we also provide other products and services required within the construction industry. We supply and install Doors and Doorsets, Automatic Operators, Access Control, Washroom Fittings, Pocket Sliding Door Systems, Sliding Glass Door Systems, Accessories, and Mailbox Systems. Note: Installation is only available for Automatic Operators and Mailbox Systems

Ironmongery Products Bespoke 

Qualified Architectural Ironmongers

GuildMark Member

We are members of the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI), and one of only a handful of companies who are “GuildMark” members of the GAI. A RIBA endorsed accreditation which recognises companies that meet the highest industry standards for quality.

GAI Qualified

All members of our team take part in the GAI’s education programme and once qualifications are attained, they continue their professional learning journey through the Registered Architectural Ironmonger (RegAI) scheme.

Award Winners

Our products and services have been recognised by the industry, as is testified by the awards won in the various categories at the bi-annual RIBA/GAI Architectural Ironmongery Specification Awards.

Partners

 

Meet the team

Tom Planck

Tom Planck

Managing Director

Registered Architectural Ironmonger (RegAI)

Adam Sweatman

Adam Sweatman

Sales Director

Registered Architectural Ironmonger (RegAI)

Sue Vaines

Sue Vaines

Finance Director

David Barden

David Barden

Contracts Manager

Registered Architectural Ironmonger (RegAI)

John Ducey

John Ducey

Business Development Manager

Registered Architectural Ironmonger (RegAI), DIS Diploma & DipFD

Richard Pugh

Richard Pugh

Business Development Manager

Registered Architectural Ironmonger (RegAI)

Becky Planck

Becky Planck

Accounts Administrator

GAI qualified (DipGAI)

Ben Miller

Ben Miller

Sales & Project Co-ordinator

GAI qualified (DipGAI)

Hollie Rowe

Hollie Rowe

Sales & Accounts Administrator

Certificate in Architectural Hardware